About Porsche SUVs and 4WDs

Porsche is an international manufacturer of performance and luxury vehicles. The company was founded in Germany in 1931 as a car manufacturer in partnership with Volkswagen. Like most manufacturers of the time however, Porsche slowed car manufacturing to redirect its resources into war vehicle production – particularly tiger tanks.

It wasn’t until the 1960s that Porche began to build a name for itself as a performance car manufacturer, thanks largely to its automobile racing success. The company today stands as one of the world’s leading luxury vehicle manufacturers, producing SUVs, sedans and sports cars for those who can afford it.

The Porche range

SUVs are offered as part of the Porche Macan and Cayenne ranges. At the time of writing, there are nine types of commercially available models, with prices starting at a little over $100k

Type Fuel Type Recommended drive away price
Macan S Petrol or Diesel $105,176
Macan GTS Petrol $122,396
Macan Turbo Petrol $144,236
Cayenne Petrol or Diesel $120,611
Cayenne S Petrol or Diesel $155,891
Cayenne S E-Hybrid Petrol $155,471
Cayenne GTS Petrol $169,541
Cayenne Turbo Petrol $252,176
Cayenne Turbo S Petrol $306,146

The Macan and Cayenne series models are similar, with both offering luxury designs and high performance engines. The Turbo models of these vehicles are built for extreme performance, with v8 engines, more than 382kW output and turbocharge. The S models are designed for city and suburban driving with more comfort and safety features than you can poke a stick at.

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Dean Heckscher

This report was written by Canstar Blue’s Content Projects Lead, Dean Heckscher. He’s our resident expert on all things automotive, health & fitness, streaming and more. Dean is also one of Canstar Blue’s customer research report producers, helping to turn complicated subjects into easily-digestible information for our readers. He’s passionate about helping consumers make better-informed purchase decisions on all manner of consumer goods and services.

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